Anne Malin is a Nashville based duo. Two years after Fog Area, They have announced the release of a new album. Waiting Song is out on October 2nd. According to the press release, The ghostliness and atmosphere of Fog Area are still present here, as are Anne Malin Ringwalt’s distinctive vocals and excellent lyrics (she is also a poet, publishing under the name AM Ringwalt), but there is also a new glow and energy in her partner William Johnson’s wonderful instrumental settings (and his increasing use of pedal steel), which add a balancing playfulness and earthiness.
Waiting Song stays true to the duo’s always idiosyncratic vision while allowing country and pop influences to creep further in and create some truly memorable songs. We already shared “Empty is the Day“; “Child” is a new excerpt. Listen below.